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Nathan Kirkpatrick

Principal, Saison Consulting, LLC

Nathan Kirkpatrick is an Episcopal priest who consults with congregations and organizations. For 16 years, he was a director of numerous education programs for Duke Divinity School and from 2014 to 2021 was director of Alban at Duke Divinity. His portfolio over the years included directing the United Methodist Course of Study program, a school for hundreds of local pastors, editing the Alban Weekly and guiding the publication of four dozen Alban books through the relationship with Rowman & Littlefield. He holds degrees from Wake Forest University and Duke University. He has done further study in religion and psychology at Durham University in Durham, U.K. He is certified in a number of psychometric assessments and in the Center for Creative Leadership’s SkillScope 360º feedback tool.

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Scholarships available for Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising course

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving will award 12 half-tuition scholarships to be used for one of the 2023 Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising online cohorts. Applications will be accepted through October 3, 2022.

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) is designed for religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles. Typical titles of attendees include: clergy, judicatory executives, development leaders, professionals at faith-based organizations and lay leaders who have some responsibilities with funding or finances. Scholarship criteria include both demonstrated financial need as well as the potential for applying course learnings in your current professional context.

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